"When you're eating those oysters at home this time of year, remember, they haven't been sitting on a shelf since October," she says. "Someone just hauled them out of the bay. Watermen and sailors are out there in the elements when everyone else is by the fireside."

jonathan.pitts@baltsun.com



If you go



What: Sailing Into the Season, an evening of nautical holiday music

Where: The Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St., Annapolis

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (includes refreshments)

For more information or to make reservations: visit amaritime.org or call 410-295-0104.

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